05.01.2016 | 23 Nisan, 5776
Mamma Mia! PLO 'outraged' over Eurovision ban on Palestinian flag
VIDEO: Islamic Jihad shows off newest weapon in war against Israel
Hamas: 'There will be an explosion' unless Israel lifts Gaza blockade
Two Palestinian teens attempt to stab IDF soldier at West Bank checkpoint
Body of missing Israeli found in forest in Hungary, suspected murder
Battle against demotion continues to heat up
Institute warns Israel it could lose Jewish majority; recommends easing conversion policy
PM, politicians celebrate Mimouna across country
Report: Germany rethinks its policy of automatic support for Israel
Herzog pens letter to Corbyn, urges Labor delegation to visit Yad Vashem
NYT: Israel denies waiting for Obama successor to strike defense aid deal
Gal-On endorses Berko to head key Knesset panel
Children’s Theater Festival 2016 winners
Palestine, ISIS flags banned from Eurovision song contest
Music maestro Zubin Mehta remains young at heart
J’lem wraps up first place and home court in postseason
Rajkovic suspended following Sakhnin brawl
Tensions run amok as Mac TA, Sakhnin brawl in rematch
Sanctifying the Mount
Time for an Israeli strategy for the next American administration
Terra Incognita: Time to liberate the world from international law
Letters to the Editor: May 1, 2016
On Macedonia border, Syrian migrants hope for open door
VIDEO: Iran urges young boys to take up arms in Syria, 'reach Jerusalem'
Rouhani allies make modest gains in Iran run-off election
Terror victims' kin have no right to sue Iran in US courts, Zarif says
Fragile economy forces Iran's top leaders to form alliance
Analysis: The limits of the Iran-Russia alliance
From petrol to pesco: ISIS turns to 'non-traditional' terror funding
Italy nabs four suspected in ISIS plot to attack Israeli embassy, Vatican
VIDEO: ISIS forces withdraw from strategic town under Assad’s protection
Boston-area men charged in ISIS-inspired beheading plot against police
Ex-London mayor: My Hitler-backed-Zionism comments echoed Netanyahu
Giant Austrian bank shuts down BDS account
NYU Graduate Student Union members appeal pro-BDS resolution
Britain's Labor Party launches anti-Semitism inquiry
NEW WORLDS: Cyanobacteria’s automatic sunshade
How much money is the life of the world's richest Jew worth?
Rx for Readers: Attending to hygiene in geriatric homes
Country feels heat, wildfires break out in Jerusalem, Galilee
Haifa and NY researchers collaborate on treatment for two deadly cancers
TA pub fined NIS 50,000 in anti-tobacco suit
Something strange in the air at Haifa Earth Day
Nation celebrates spring festival at natural wonders
‘Israel needs to invest in Negev, Galilee for future population hike’
Tech Talk: Start in Germany
In 5 years, driverless cars based on Israel's Mobileye tech
TECH TALK: Women's Empowerment
Country’s young computer innovators create apps at HackTrack TLV
'Ban anyone from Middle East - but not Israelis,' says US Senate candidate
Journalist hit with anti-Semitic hate mail after profile on Trump's wife
US Republican Cruz names Fiorina as running mate
Trump on foreign policy: Iran deal allowed it to become a 'great power' at Israel's expense
THE TRAVEL ADVISOR: How to survive and thrive at the end of your flight
Portland chef at home in the Israeli kitchen
VIDEO: A 'Hassidic Jew' and 'devout Muslim' walk the streets of New York
Briefing: The Democratic showdown on Israel
Podcast: Is Bibi the worst option except all the rest?
Briefing: Bernie Sanders, Monica Lewinsky, and an uneventful cyber attack
Exclusive: Some Trump Vodka, popular as kosher for Passover spirit, may not be kosher
WATCH: Superman's got nothing on Israel!
Can you match the President to his opposing candidate?
Animals are just the best.
Can you solve this riddle?
Peace train building up steam
Hezbollah at a crossroad
A survivor’s story
A year after quake, Israelis still helping Nepal recover
Necessary Stories: Grasping at the void
Trees for grandchildren
Bellicose culture mogul
In the heart of Africa
Veterans: Comic timing
Books: Seeing God’s face
Books: Between tribalism and universalism
Hot off the Arab press
A musical journey back to the Holy Temple
Hello, goodbye Jerusalem
This week in Jerusalem
Seen by engagement
Turning the (Seder) tables
‘Seas’ the day
Worn out with your workout?
The secret of the lost color
הַצַלָמִים – יְרוּשָלַיִם בְּעֵינֵי צַלָמֶיהָ
Palestinian Christians slam PA for refusal to recognize Easter
Orthodox Christians mark Palm Sunday at Jerusalem church
Israeli brewery resurrects beer recipe from time of Jesus
A different Passover Seder
Eurovision Contestants Plant Trees in Israel
KKL-JNF and The Italian State Forestry Corps Sign a Memorandum
Cornerstone Ceremony for ANZAC Museum in Beersheba
The 19th Walk for Water: Touring the Desert, Loving Israel
A Tree Avenue for the Mashabim Air Force Base in the Negev
Greek President Plants Olive Tree in Jerusalem Grove of Nations
Italian Environment Minister Discovers Negev Agriculture
Kenyan President Plants an Olive Tree in Jerusalem
Italy-Israel Friendship Tree Planted in Italian Ambassador’s Garden
Hugging a Tree? Beware of the Pine Processionary Caterpillar!
UN World Water Day 2016: Better Water, Better Jobs
International Forest Day 2016: Saying Thank You to the Trees
US Forestry Service Shares Remote Sensing Tech with Israel
JNF USA & Alexander Muss High School in Israel
Both Receive Charity Navigator's Highest Rating
First-Ever Birthright Israel Trip for Jewish Law Enforcement Announced
90 Year-old Giuditta Matalon Embraces the Children of Israel
Peonies and Pineapples in the Negev Desert
An Interview with Israel Prize Winner Prof. Yossi Katz
Arava Open Day 2016
The Acacia Tree Stars in the Arava Ecosystem
That Sykes-Picot deal
A Stroll In The Garden of Humanity
Feeling a Little Closer to My Jewish Home
The Problem with the Political Left
Hundreds of worshipers arrive on last intermediate day of Passover to visit what is said to be the burial spot of the Jewish patriarch.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,JTA
Hours later, IDF soldiers raided the town, removed the body and arrested dozens of Palestinians on suspicion of participating in the lynching.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH
The terrorists who carried out the attack were shot and killed on the scene; two soldiers wounded.
By BEN HARTMAN,JPOST.COM STAFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN
Forces shoot and kill suspect who runs at them with a knife, IDF says.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
The money was collected from passers-by on the street and at mosques.
A team of 50 workers went to the holy site during the night to repair the damages caused by Palestinian rioters.
By JEREMY SHARON
The students did not coordinate their visit with the IDF and were subsequently attacked by Palestinian Authority forces and local Palestinians. Five of the students were later arrested.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Hundreds of Palestinian rioters attempted to set fire to the Joseph's Tomb compound in Nablus on Friday morning.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,DANIELLE ZIRI,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
The religious site suffered severe damage in the fire.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
"In this investigation we have seen again very clearly that there is high motivation of operatives in Gaza to push and direct terror in the West Bank," a Shin Bet source says.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
A security official from the Palestinian Authority said that members of the terror cell were planning attacks meant to take place in Israel.
The car was passing the Hawara checkpoint, south of Nablus, when it was struck by the Molotov cocktail and subsequently set ablaze.
Balata has been the scene of tensions and armed clashes over the past few weeks between gunmen and Palestinian security forces.
“After implementing countless warnings and attempts to reach an agreement, the IEC board of directors instructed the company’s CEO to reduce the rising debt.”
By SHARON UDASIN
The two Palestinians were throwing firebombs onto a civilian roadway.
Security forces investigating suspects, including seven Hamas operatives.
Security source confirms relatives of Gush Etzion attacker arrested; Palestinian media reports that family members of Tel Aviv attacker also arrested.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN,JPOST.COM STAFF
Said Jasser Ali died from smoke inhalation after IDF troops fired tear gas at a procession in Kfar Kadum, Palestinian sources say.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN AND YASSER OKBI
Palestinians riot as hundreds of Jewish worshipers visit Joseph's Tomb; Suspect opens fire at IDF troops escorting worshipers.
Shin Bet says one suspect from cell belonging to Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine believed handlers tied to Hezbollah.
IDF, Shin Bet arrest three Palestinians allegedly involved in the shooting, death of Ben Yosef Livnat in Nablus in 2011.
IDF catch 19-year-old Palestinian man with eight pipe bombs at Kalandiya check point, confirm he was trying arrive in Jerusalem.
Several suspects in crackdown on crime, corruption are senior security officers; IDF calls operation possible turning point for PA.
By YAAKOV KATZ
A number of Molotov cocktails thrown at IDF troops guarding 1,500 Jewish worshipers near Nablus; no injuries or damage.
10 PA officers stationed permanently at holy site; Israel also allowing PA to expand security operations in W. Bank.
After clashes break out near Itamar between settlers and Palestinians at the start of the olive harvest, IDF increases presence in hotspots.
Last month Lille’s city council enacted a “temporary freeze” in its relationship with Safed in an effort to pressure Jerusalem to end its conflict with the Palestinians.
By SAM SOKOL,JTA
Education minister says, “we cannot reduce Greater Israel, we cannot continue to agree to the shrinking and narrowing of the great vision.”
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Rights group claims Israel waging "unrelenting campaign of harassment" against Palestinian rights activists.
By GABRIELLA TZVIA WEINIGER
The protest was the first of its kind against the Hamdallah-lead government, which was appointed earlier this month.
Palestinian media reports settlers threw stones at Palestinian vehicles near Yitzhar in response to terror attack.
According to the IDF, some 100 Palestinian olive trees were cut down that belonged to the village of Al-Sawiya.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
"Strike, Strike, Tel Aviv," crowds chant in Nablus; protests also held in Ramallah, Hebron prior to ceaef-fire.
Five human rights groups pen letter to IDF, police asking for more West Bank security; police to expand unit fighting "price tags."
By TOVAH LAZAROFF AND BEN HARTMAN
Clashes between settlers, Palestinians erupt after settlers set fire to wheat field in W. Bank village of Orif, Palestinians claim.
By REUTERS AND JPOST.COM STAFF
MK Ben-Ari calls trial a "show," claims prosecution working out a deal which shows Jewish blood is still "cheap."
By BEN HARTMAN AND JOANNA PARASZCZUK
Former senior Mossad official says 2002's Defensive Shield operation shows force is best way to stop terror.
Immatin villager says settlers building 2 illegal permanent structures on his private land, without his consent.
By JOANNA PARASZCZUK
Member of Fatah central committee warns Israel against ignoring UN resolutions pertaining to the Israeli-Arab conflict.
Visiting Joseph's Tomb, Yishai says Jews should be allowed to frequent site more often; criticizes IDF on women singing issue.
Hamdan Taha says PA to seek World Heritage recognition for Bethlehem, Hebron, Nablus, other West Bank sites if accepted to UN agency.
Soldiers discovered the swastikas when they went to tomb to prepare for the arrival of worshipers to the tomb in advance of Yom Kippur.
The EU and Germany will fund a 40 million euro wastewater treatment plant in east Nablus to handle sewage that currently flows untreated into the surrounding soil and groundwater.
Ramadan is the holiest month in the Islamic calendar when Muslims fast from dawn to dusk.
PA authorities say the move is intended to help Palestinian potato farmers who complain market is flooded with cheap Israeli spuds.
By ARIEH O’SULLIVAN / THE MEDIA LINE
Palestinian pediatric cardiac patients are treated and their doctors trained by Israelis.
"Faces of the Middle East" at the Ecole biblique et archéologique française de Jérusalem features previously unseen 20th-century portraits.
By BARRY DAVIS
Analysis: A future failure with one country could embolden the other “rogue” nation to abandon talks yet again.
Marc Israel Sellem talks about his Top 7 photos of the year, including Migron, Dead Sea, social protests.
By ELIEZER SHERMAN
This is the second time the pairing has been proposed.
By HANNAH BROAD
“‘The nations came and desecrated your sanctuary’,” said Yosef, citing a verse from the Book Psalms.
Shaka’ah said in his letter of resignation that he and all the members of the municipal council decided to resign to avoid “chaos” in the city because of the crisis.
When the first visitors arrived at the tomb late Sunday night, they saw that vandals had cut the electricity and broken the lights.
Andrew Friedman meets the new-age farmers of Givot Olam.
By ANDREW FRIEDMAN
Coalition chair Yariv Levin writes he is "deeply moved" by those looking to ban left-wing organization.
By SAM SOKOL
Accompanied by hundreds of his hassidim, Yisrael Hager visited the shrine to make a prayer ahead of Rosh Hashana.
Zieva Dauber Konvisser’s ‘Living Beyond Terrorism’ is a look at how
48 survivors of terror move forward with hope and optimism. An excerpt.
By ZIEVA DAUBER-KONVISSER
Dr. Raphael Walden could not resist showing his NGO’s political agenda with his claim that our government is abdicating “Jewish values” and his description of the Israeli occupation as “the mother of all sins.”
By Jerusalem Post Readers
Long-unseen photos from the 1927 earthquake have been uncovered.
By LARRY BEN-DAVID
Abbas allegedly dismissed the governor of Nablus, Akram Rajoub, after the latter wrote a post on his Facebook page criticizing Abbas' leadership.
By MAAYAN GROISMAN
The Palestinian Authority has accused Fatah gunmen of imposing a rein of terror and intimidation on Balata camp residents and wealthy families living in Nablus.
Abbas orders inquiry into incident in which four shots fired at car of Hasan Khraisheh, an independent elected member of the Palestinian Legislative Council.
12 licenses would be temporarily suspended pending further investigation if the current truce breaks down and heavy fighting resumes.
The man, Sa'di al-Sakhel, suffered massive heart attack after Palestinian Authority security agents arrested his son, Musab.
Several Palestinian groups announced that they will boycott Rami Hamdallah’s government.
Rami Hamdallah tells reporters in West Bank that power-sharing deal with Hamas is the way to get rid of occupation.
4 women said pregnant with the illicitly obtained sperm; Nablus doctor: We're storing dozens of frozen sperm samples.
Gunmen hold public press conference in Balata refugee camp, demanding an inquiry into arrest of Fatah activists by PA forces.
In first event of its kind in West Bank sanctioned by Palestinian Authority, thousands gather in Nablus to celebrate Hamas.
Worst anti-Israel clashes take place in Bethlehem, Hebron; IDF soldiers use rubber bullets, tear gas to disperse stone-throwers.
Wearing a white hat with a flap to protect him from the hot sun, 57-year old Muallem, prepares for the harvest.
By BY LINDA GRADSTEIN/THE MEDIA LINE
Palestinian Authority announces that it is studying the possibility of importing cheaper fuel from Arab countries.
Some groups are calling for the resignation of PA Prime Minsiter Fayyad, who they hold responsible for price hikes.
By KHALED ABU TOAMEH AND REUTERS
Palestinian university student had spent 16 months in Israeli prison before being arrested by PA.
Nablus demonstration marks launch of a large-scale campaign to exert pressure on the two parties to end division.
Following clashes between Border Police and demonstrators in W. Bank village Kfar Kadum, IDF sets dog on protesters.
Three-and-a-half years have passed since the prisoner committed the armed robbery for which he was eventually sentenced.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Twenty-five year old American girl raped in middle of afternoon in store at market; two suspects arrested.
By BEN HARTMAN
Three murderers of Ben Yosef Livnat indicted in IDF's Samaria Court after his death in 2011 at Joseph's Tomb in Nablus.
One Palestinian, two Israel Arabs Suspected of attempted murder after allegedly poisoning Ra'anana family for nationalistic reasons.
Unidentified assailants try to torch two cars in Awarta southeast of Nablus, run away before succeeding.
By NIDA TUMA AND BEN HARTMAN
Traffic police, Border Guard identify 2 suspicious 17-year-olds near Tapuah Junction; discover knives, gun, powerful explosives which may have been intended for terrorist attack at crowded hitchhikers post.
Traffic police, Border Guard identify 2 suspicious 17-year-olds near Tapuah Junction; discover explosives, knives, gun.
Members of the Samaritan community took part in a traditional pilgrimage marking the holiday of Succot near the West Bank city of Nablus.
By BEN HARTMAN AND REUTERS
Patriot missile battery shoots down the drone in the first such event since Gaza operation began.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
Palestinian man shot dead during clashes with IDF in Nablus; a second Palestinian killed in Ramallah after protesters attack PA police.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,KHALED ABU TOAMEH
Follow all the latest updates on the aftermath of the discovery of the bodies of yeshiva students Gil-Ad Shaer, Eyal Yifrah and Naftali Fraenkel here.
Any amateur sleuth, from Nancy Drew to Miss Marple – to say nothing of seasoned forensic specialists – can instantly detect what’s wrong with this picture.
By SARAH HONIG
Israel will not feel itself bound by any set of laws which limits its maneuverability in the adjacent maritime areas.
By DAVID NEWMAN
THE MAYANS, whose own civilization came to an ignominious end long ago at the hands of a decidedly noncosmic phenomenon – they were massacred by the plundering Spaniards – would have chuckled to see the tens of thousands of curious tourists who descended on Chichen Itza and the Kukulkan Pyramid.
By RABBI STEWART WEISS
There might be a serious split within Palestinian society over return to a future Palestinian state.
By MARCUS SHEFF
The former Maccabi TA coach will be the first Israeli to coach in the NBA, but also the first to make the leap from Europe to the NBA as a head coach.
By ALLON SINAI
American-Israeli coach says he does not know yet which US team he will be joining, rejects rumors about move to Cleveland Cavaliers.
Achziv is a magical place and not simply a grandiose distortion of our youth-seeking imagination.
By DAVID BRINN
Samaritans to perform ancient rite of animal sacrifice, which is unique among the world's monotheistic faiths.
By GIL ZOHAR/TRAVELUJAH
From Christmas markets in Bethlehem to parades in Nazareth, the Holy Land is the place to truly experience seasonal festivity. There's something for everyone to enjoy this Christmas.
By NICOLE JANSEZIAN, TRAVELUJAH
Ultra-modern visitor center will showcase ancient Jewish history.
By FELICE FRIEDSON/THE MEDIA LINE
4 Palestinians arrested at crossing in West Bank; suspected of plot against Samaria Military Court.
Ma'an report says 33-year-old man shot by IDF soldiers; IDF confirms it was operating in area, had been working to quell violent protests.